Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1150
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Stanbury , Sarah and Virginia Chieffo Raguin
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  • Title: Introduction [The authors briefly discuss ideas involved with women and their relations to the physical spaces of churches. They introduce theorists who have had an influence in this area including Pierre Bourdieu. They discuss the case of the squint, a hole in the screen around the chancel allowing a view of the altar, in terms of women's use and the subjective experience of peeping into a privileged space. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Women's Space: Patronage, Place, and Gender in the Medieval Church.  Edited by Virginia Chieffo Raguin and Sarah Stanbury.  State University of New York Press, 2005.  Pages 1 - 21.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Bourdieu, Pierre, Sociologist (1930- ) Ecclesiastical Space Feminist Theory Parishes Patronage, Ecclesiastical Social Class Squints in Rood-Screens Women in Religion
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  • Author's Affiliation: College of the Holy Cross, College of the Holy Cross
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  • Year of Publication: 2005.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0791463656
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